A dazzling work of personal travelogue and cultural criticism that ranges from the primitive to the postmodern in a quest for the promise and meaning of the psychedelic experience. While psychedelics of all sorts are demonized in America today, the visionary compounds found in plants are the spiritu..
Most books on marriage offer ten easy steps and twenty-five proven principles for achieving marital bliss. But Walter Wangerin side-steps such easy answers and offers us instead an intimate portrait of his own courtship and thirty-two year marriage-and a pastoral view of married life that inspires r..
From Reliable Sources is a lively introduction to historical methodology, an overview of the techniques historians must master in order to reconstruct the past. Its focus on the basics of source criticism, rather than on how to find references or on the process of writing, makes it an invaluable gui..
The Piano Teacher Elfriede Jelinek Deep passion, thwarted sexuality and love-hate for a mother dominate the life of Erika Kohut, a piano teacher at the Vienna Conservatory. Into this emotional pressure-cooker bounds Walter Klemmer, music student and ladies' man. Jelinek's masterpiece, The Piano Teac..
How does the gospel relate to a pluralist society? What is the Christian message in a society marked by religious pluralism, ethnic diversity, and cultural relativism? Should Christians encountering today's pluralist society concentrate on evangelism or on dialogue? How does the prevailing climate o..
This classic defense of orthodox Christianity, written to counter the liberalism that arose in the early 1900s, establishes the importance of scriptural doctrine and contrasts the teachings of liberalism and orthodoxy on God and man, the Bible, Christ, salvation, and the church. J. Gresham Machens C..
Walter Brueggemann is one of the most highly regarded Old Testament scholars of our time; talk-show host Krista Tippett has even called him a kind of theological rock star. In this new book Brueggemann probes the tasks performed by the ancient prophets of Israel and points out striking correlations ..
"C. S. Lewis struck me as the most thoroughly converted man I ever met," observes Walter Hooper in this book's preface. "His whole vision of life was such that the natural and the supernatural seemed inseparably combined."God in the Dock contains forty-eight essays and twelve letters written by Lewi..
Captured by a Russian army during World War II and convicted of being a "Vatican spy," Jesuit Father Walter J. Ciszek spent 23 agonizing years in Soviet prisons and the labor camps of Siberia. Only through an utter reliance on God's will did he manage to endure the extreme hardship. He tells of the ..
The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the "Titanic," in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, "A Night to Remember" remains a completely riveting account of the "Titanic"'s fatal collision and the behavior of the passenge..
""102 Minutes" does for the September 11 catastrophe what Walter Lord did for the Titanic in his masterpiece, "A Night to Remember" . . . Searing, poignant, and utterly compelling."--Rick Atkinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "An Army at Dawn"Hailed upon its hardcover publication as an instant ..
The first collection of King's essential writings for high school students and young people "A Time to Break Silence" presents Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most important writings and speeches--carefully selected by teachers across a variety of disciplines--in an accessible and user-friendly volume. No..
The Tanners, Robert Walser s amazing 1907 novel of twenty chapters, is now presented in English for the very first time, by the award-winning translator Susan Bernofsky. Three brothers and a sister comprise the Tanner family Simon, Kaspar, Klaus, and Hedwig: their wanderings, meetings, separations, ..
In Polk, Walter R. Borneman gives us the first complete and authoritative biography of a president often overshadowed in image but seldom outdone in accomplishment. James K. Polk occupied the White House for only four years, from 1845 to 1849, but he plotted and attained a formidable agenda: He foug..
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Translated, edited, and with an Introduction by Stanley CorngoldFeaturing essays by Philip Roth, W. H Auden, and Walter Benjamin "When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin." With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly..
"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER - NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY "TIME" - NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY "THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, " "THE WASHINGTON POST, "AND" KIRKUS REVIEWS" A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion c..
The Bauhaus school in Germany has long been understood through the writings of its founding director, Walter Gropius, and well-known artists who taught there such as Wassily Kandinsky and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy. Far less recognized are texts by women in the school's weaving workshop. In this book, T'ai ..
Walter E. Williams applies an economic analysis to the problems black Americans have faced in the past and still face in the present to show that that free-market resource allocation, as opposed to political allocation, is in the best interests of minorities. He debunks many common labor market myth..
This holiday classic is brought to life by bestselling illustrator Sam Williams, with a glitter-filled, sparkling cover that shines with wintertime magic. Written by Steve Nelson and Walter "Jack" Rollins, FROSTY THE SNOWMAN is a seasonally joyful story that continues to warm our hearts year after y..
Leadership Principles for Lasting Success Leadership makes great companies, but few of us truly understand how to turn ourselves and others into great leaders. One company--the Jesuits--pioneered a unique formula for molding leaders and in the process built one of history's most successful companies..
An intimate and revealing collection of photographs of astonishingly beautiful, iconic, and undiscovered mid-century interiors. Among significant mid-century interiors, none are more celebrated yet underpublished as the homes created by architects and interior designers for themselves. This collecti..
Though Easter (like Christmas) is often trivialized by the culture at large, it is still the high point of the religious calendar for millions of people around the world. And for most of them, there can be no Easter without Lent, the season that leads up to it. A time for self-denial, soul-searching..
For more than fifteen years, Walter Jacob has been writing about Stanley Tools for The Chronicle, the quarterly journal of The Early American Industries Association, Inc. STANLEY WOODWORKING TOOLS: THE FINEST YEARS, for the first time adapts his original research and type studies to book format. Not..
"Bernays' honest and practical manual provides much insight into some of the most powerful and influential institutions of contemporary industrial state capitalist democracies."--Noam Chomsky"The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an importan..
Review: Founder & CEO of the Atrial Fibrillation Association (AFA) writes... .".". well written, easy to understand, comprehensive and a great resource for patients and caregivers living with atrial fibrillation."" Trudie C Lobban, MBE, Founder & CEO, Atrial Fibrillation Association (AFA) Founder & ..
RICH COHEN'S SURPRISE HIT TALE OF A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME FOOTBALL TEAM AND THEIR LONE CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Payton, Hampton, McMahon, and Ditka--even the casual football fan recognizes these names, the pillars of the 1985 Chicago Bears: Walter "Sweetness" Payton, the fleet-footed running back; Dan Hampt..
Today, astonishing surgical breakthroughs are making limb transplants, face transplants, and a host of other previously un dreamed of operations possible. But getting here has not been a simple story of medical progress. In "Blood and Guts," veteran science writer Richard Hollingham weaves a compell..
Collects Immortal Hulk #11-15. Carl Creel is in Hell. Walter Langkowski is in Hell. Eugene Judd is in Hell. Los Diablos is in Hell. Shadow Base is in Hell. New Mexico is in Hell. We are all in Hell and so is the Immortal Hulk! And now the creature that rules Hell has come to collect. It whispers thr..
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time Thirty years ago, "The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt" won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. A collector's item in its original edition, it has never been out of print as a paperback. This classic book ..
NOW A "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER AND INCLUDED IN THE BOOKLIST TOP 10 ART BOOKS FOR YOUTH Our consensus is Hip Hop Speaks to Children is the most essential poetry purchase to make this year. The poetry is enough. The illustrations are enough. The CD is enough. Together, this book is a treasure of w..
An unparalleled picture of that vibrant but dark intersection where the Old and the New South collide.Thirtysomething Colquitt and Walter Kennedy live in a charming, peaceful suburb of newly bustling Atlanta, Georgia. Life is made up of enjoyable work, long, lazy weekends, and the company of good ne..
When words of love do not come to you on their own, then read these letters. Complete, actual love letters of great men like Lord Byron, John Keats and Voltaire. Leaders like Henry VIII, George Washington, and Napoleon, who wrote to his beloved Josephine, "I awake consumed with thoughts of you..." A..
Walter Littlemoon's memoir, "They Called Me Uncivilized," is a call to awareness from within the heart of Wounded Knee. In telling his story, Littlemoon describes the impact federal Indian policies have had on his life and on the history of his family. He gives a rare view into the cruelty inflicted..
LOVE LETTERS OF GREAT MEN (Volume 1) is an anthology of romantic love letters written by leading male historical figures. *** The book plays a key role in the plot of the US movie Sex and the City. *** When Carrie Bradshaw in the "Sex and the City" movie began reading the book Love Letters of Great ..
This bind-up collects three beloved Eric Carle picture books. In "Pancakes, Pancakes," Jack is hungry for a a big, delicious pancake breakfast. But first, his mother needs flour from the mill, an egg from the black he, milk from the spotted cow, and butter churned from fresh cream. Will it ever be t..
Anne's family grows ever larger--and ever more joyful--in this artfully packaged edition of the fifth book in the Anne of Green Gables series. It's been fifteen years since Anne Shirley married Gilbert Blythe, and they are still blissfully happy, delighting in their six children: Jem, Walter, Nan, D..
What if...William Shakespeare had written "The Big Lebowski"? The Dude has met the Bard--and he doth abide. Join "The Knave" and Sir Walter on a wild tale of mistaken identity, kidnapping, bowling, and a rug that, in faith, really tied the room together--in a sidesplitting Shakespearean comedy of er..
In "For the Love of Physics, "beloved MIT professor Walter Lewin, whose riveting physics lectures made him a YouTube super-star, takes readers on a remarkably fun, inventive, and often wacky journey that brings the joys of physics to life. ""For the Love of Physics" captures Walter Lewin's extraordi..
One of the most important works of cultural theory ever written, Walter Benjamin's groundbreaking essay explores how the age of mass media means audiences can listen to or see a work of art repeatedly - and what the troubling social and political implications of this are...
It has been more than two hundred years since Bookholm was destroyed by a devastating fire, as told in Moers's "The City of Dreaming Books." Hildegunst von Mythenmetz, hailed as Zamonia's greatest writer, is on vacation in Lindworm Castle when a disturbing message reaches him, and he must return to ..
(Harmonica). If you're just getting started or a veteran looking to add more licks to your arsenal, this book/CD pack is for you. From basic 12-bar blues backing riffs to mojo-packed solo licks, Steve Cohen shares 100 time-tested licks to help you get the most out of your 10-hole diatonic harp. All ..
Six favorites from Eric Carle are available in this Ready-to-Read boxed set This convenient Ready-to-Read carry-along boxed set of six beloved Eric Carle classics includes paperback editions of" Have You Seen My Cat?"; "The Greedy Python"; "Pancakes, Pancakes "; "Rooster is Off to See the World"; "..
A Newbery Honor BookA Coretta Scott King Honor BookA Printz Honor BookA Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner for Young Adult LiteratureLonglisted for the National Book Award for Young People's LiteratureWinner of the Walter Dean Myers AwardAn Edgar Award Winner for Best Young Adult FictionParents' Ch..
Walter Davis is young, handsome, intelligent, dynamic and personable. The product of a bi-racial marriage but abandoned by his father as a young child, he prides himself on three things: his drive to succeed, his fine clothes and never having been late for anything in his life. Walter is also homele..
Description: In this thoroughly revised edition of a classic in spirituality, Walter Brueggemann guides the reader into a thoughtful and moving encounter with the Psalms. This new edition includes a revised text, new notes, and new bibliography. "The movement and meeting of God with us is indeed a s..
Real cowboys can ride, shoot, rope . . . and cook Whether they are riding the range under a blazing Texas sun or a cool Montana moon, or working on a hollywood sound stage, cowboys and cowgirls can work up a hearty appetite. "The All-American Cowboy Cookbook" is filled to the brim with favorite rec..
This story of a man living every day in fear of his life for simply being black is as powerful today as it was when it was first published in 1947. The novel takes place in the space of four days in the life of Bob Jones, a black man who is constantly plagued by the effects of racism. Living in a so..
"Dirty Work" is the story of two men, strangers--one white, the other black. Both were born and raised in Mississippi. Both fought in Vietnam. Both were gravely wounded. Now, twenty-two years later, the two men lie in adjacent beds in a VA hospital.Over the course of a day and a night, Walter James ..
With the publication of On the Road in 1957, Jack Kerouac became at once the spokesman and hero of the Beat Generation. Along with such visionaries as William S. Burroughs, Neal Cassady, and Allen Ginsberg, Kerouac changed the face of American literature, igniting a counterculture revolution that ev..
An epic project in both size and purview, Peter Sloterdijk's three-volume, 2,500-page Spheres is the late-twentieth-century bookend to Heidegger's Being and Time. Rejecting the century's predominant philosophical focus on temporality, Sloterdijk, a self-described "student of the air," reinterprets t..
Singapore, 1939: life on the eve of World War II just isn't what it used to be for Walter Blackett, head of British Singapore's oldest and most powerful firm. No matter how forcefully the police break one strike, the natives go on strike somewhere else. His daughter keeps entangling herself with the..
first published between 1927 and 1958, the 26 classic books about Freddy the Pig have delighted five generations of children and are now going on to delight a sixth. They are available for the first time as Overlook paperbacks. Walter R. Brooks introduced Freddy the Pig in "Freddy Goes to Florida." ..
Learn to draw a variety of Disney characters--from Mickey and Buzz Lightyear to Simba and SulleyWith Learn to Draw Disney"-Pixar: The Ultimate Collection, "kids will embark on a thrilling artistic journey full of loyal friends, brave bugs, gentle monsters, and more This 144-page five-in-one collect..
For more than 80 years, Mickey Mouse has delighted and inspired generations of Disney fans. No other character, classic or contemporary, occupies a similar space in the hearts and minds of people from around the world. In this newly expanded edition of Walter Foster Publishing's beloved title, Learn..
Just when you thought there was no hope of ever finding a comprehensive color-mixing resource for oil, acrylic, and watercolor artists, along comes this book, a bindup of Walter Foster's bestselling color mixing recipes books...
With big glossy eyes and soft pudgy cheeks, it's hard not to love manga chibis and critters. In this latest addition to the 'Walter Foster Studio' series, aspiring artists can learn all about these cute creatures as they follow along with step-by-step drawing projects...
As the third title in the line-up to refresh Walter Foster's successful Learn to Draw series, "Learn to Draw Pets" features 64 pages of drawing instructions for a variety of domestic animals children love--from a kitten or a puppy to a guinea pig, bunny, box turtle, and many more. This book opens wi..
With over 100 new dinosaurs species discovered since 2012, Discovering Dinosaurs will make all earlier dino books EXTINCT The most up-to-date illustrated dinosaur encyclopedia on the market--featuring spectacular illustrations of nearly 140 species, including the top dinosaur discoveries through 20..